2019 AEMV Student Case Report Contest

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Lafeber Company is proud to sponsor the second annual

 Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians

Student Case Report Contest

 

Who is eligible?

ALL veterinary students EVERYWHERE

 

Case report

Write a 2-page, English-language case report (1500 words or less) about an exotic companion mammal case seen at your college of veterinary medicine OR during an experience in a clinical setting.

 

Case reports should include:

  • Abstract:  Maximum 250-word summary that can be posted publicly
  • History/physical exam findings
  • Diagnostic workup
  • Treatment and outcome
  • Discussion
  • References (maximum eight)

 

For blinding purposes, please:

  • Avoid including the name of the institution at which the work was performed or initials of the authors within the text
  • Remove institution names from illustrations in order to maintain anonymity.
  • Include a title page, separate from the case report and include the title of the paper, names and qualifications of all authors, affiliations and full mailing address including e‐mail addresses, and contact telephone number of student and clinician.

 

Sample [download PDF]

See below for additional details.

 

Prizes

1st Place:
Exotic Animal Formulary
Carpenter JW (ed). Exotic Animal Formulary, 5th ed. Elsevier, 2017.

Quesenberry KE, Carpenter JW (eds). Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery, 3rd ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders; 2012

Mayer J, Donnelly TM. Clinical Veterinary Advisor: Birds and Exotic Pets. St. Louis: Saunders; 2012

Approximate value 250 U.S. dollars

2nd Place:
Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents Clinical Medicine and Surgery
Carpenter JW (ed). Exotic Animal Formulary, 5th ed. Elsevier, 2017.

Quesenberry KE, Carpenter JW (eds). Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery, 3rd ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders; 2012

Approximate value 150 U.S. dollars

3rd Place:Quesenberry KE, Carpenter JW (eds). Ferrets, Rabbits, and Rodents: Clinical Medicine and Surgery, 3rd ed. St. Louis, MO: Elsevier Saunders; 2012

Approximate value 100 U.S. dollars

Permission and privacy concerns

Obtain permission from the supervising clinician (required) and the owner (optional depending on local privacy laws or facility standards). The supervising clinician(s) must be included as a case report co-author.

Winning case reports will be posted on the members-only sections of the AEMV website and LafeberVet, however content will not be shared with the general public.

 

Deadline

Submissions to aemv@navc.com must be received by midnight EDT on  Friday, March 22, 2019.

Entries will be evaluated and graded by members of the AEMV Research Committee.

 

Learn more

See the 2018 winning case reports.

Interested in learning more about exotic companion mammal medicine? Visit AEMV.org or email aemv@navc.com for more information.

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